The Last Computer Tycoon or How Michael Dell Turned His Declining PC Business Into A $40 Billion Windfall
Author: Forbes. Read: 11 min
The Age of Access: Capitalism Meets Culture
The world has already shifted from a 20th-Century production-based capitalistic economy to a 21st-Century network economy. Marketplaces for physical goods have become marketplaces for ideas and information. The next iteration is an access economy—a marketplace for access to people and their time.
Author: Rex Woodbury. Read: 21 min.
Story Time: The Progressive Decentralization of Narrative
The way that companies tell stories and build narratives is changing — from top-down storytelling to bottom-up narrative-building. Because they’re such empty vessels for narrative, NFT projects like CryptoPunks and Degenerate Ape Academy make a useful study. this article will cover: From Storytelling to Narrative Building, Narrative in Venture Capital and Startups and Lessons from Crypto.
Sunday Bonus: The Time Pepsi Got Sued for a $33m Fighter Jet
In 1996, Pepsi ran a promotion that jokingly suggested entrants could win a military aircraft. One man took it very seriously.
Author: Zachary Crockett. Read: 7 min.
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